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Old May 3, 2013, 03:48 PM   #1
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Remington 700 Bolt?

Bought a new Remington 700 ADL a white back, it had a black matte finish on it. When I tried to clean it with some CLP after, I could see that a lot of the finish seemingly rubbed off onto the cleaning cloth... does this go away after a while?
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Old May 3, 2013, 07:41 PM   #2
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The 700 ADL I had was blued, and nothing would come off when cleaning it except crud it had picked up in being shot. I can't imagine what's going on with yours.
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Old May 3, 2013, 08:20 PM   #3
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I don't see any way the guns finish would rub off. The matte finished guns probably hold more crud and I'm guessing you are just getting it off when cleaning.
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Old May 4, 2013, 06:53 PM   #4
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Its normal. Clean it with brake cleaner then oil it lightly.
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